Wandering Thoughts archives

2009-10-31: My thoughts on why invented standards succeed or fail
The risk continuum for standardization success
2009-10-30: Understanding hash length extension attacks
2009-10-29: Why per-process (or per-user) memory resource limits are hard
2009-10-28: Python modules should make visible their (fundamental) types
2009-10-27: A personal experience of web browsers making bad text editors
2009-10-26: What I think I understand about how standards get created
2009-10-25: Some thoughts on a 'modern' university email system
2009-10-24: Something I have realized about university services
2009-10-22: The limits of some anti-spam precautions
How to waste lots of CPU time checking for module updates
2009-10-21: Why you should be able to get a list of your local email addresses
2009-10-20: Simple mailing lists: an illustration of Exim's flexibility
2009-10-19: The case against backup MXes
2009-10-18: Backup MXes versus redundant MXes
2009-10-17: Automated web software should never fill in the Referer header
2009-10-16: A tale of network horror, or at least excitement
2009-10-15: One complexity of buffered IO on Unix
2009-10-14: Why 'invite-your-friends' features are spam from you, not your users
2009-10-13: There are two different uses of conditional GETs
2009-10-12: ZFS GUIDs vs device names
2009-10-11: Why security bugs aren't bugs
2009-10-10: You should delete obsolete data files
2009-10-09: A fun bug I once ran across
2009-10-08: What is going on with faulted ZFS spares
2009-10-07: A brief introduction to ZFS (disk) GUIDs
2009-10-06: The danger of software suspend on servers
2009-10-05: The problem with security bugs is that they aren't bugs
2009-10-04: Why Unix filesystems precreate lost+found directories
2009-10-03: One thing that top-posting is good for
2009-10-01: The rules for combining things with Bourne shell 'here documents'

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